Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke Jr. (born October 3, 1935), (Brig Gen, USAF, Ret.), is an American former astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon.
Charles M. Duke Jr.
Charles Duke official NASA portrait,
21 September 1971
|Other names||Charles Moss Duke Jr.|
|Alma mater||USNA, B.S. 1957|
MIT, M.S. 1964
|Occupation||Fighter pilot, test pilot|
|Rank||Brigadier General, USAF|
Time in space
|11d 01h 51m|
|Selection||1966 NASA Group 5|
Total EVA time
|20 hours 25 minutes|
|Retirement||January 1, 1976|